13EN3

13 English 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Mason

This course is designed for students who:

  • Do not require English as a Table A/B option for Auckland University
  • Do not have sufficient level 2 credits to meet the literacy requirements for University Entrance

AND/OR

Would like to achieve additional credits in Level 2 English to contribute to their NCEA Level 2 Certificate

AND/OR

Would like to attempt some Level 3 English achievement standards where appropriate, to contribute to their NCEA Level 3 Certificate


Students will:

• Develop their writing skills through a range of interesting activities

• Read and view a range of texts designed to stimulate their interest and develop their skills in reading, writing and viewing

• Prepare for assessments in reading and writing which meet the requirements for university entrance literacy

• Where it is appropriate, students will be offered the opportunity to submit work for assessment against the criteria for Level 3 English Achievement Standards



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13EN3- Supplementary costs: Approx $5

Prerequisites

Achieved 10 Level 1 literacy credits through the English Department Achievement Standards

Achieved at least 3 level two credits from the English Department Achievement Standards.

Must not have UE Literacy in English

OR HoF discretionary approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91480 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.9 - Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91479 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91255 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91251 v4
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 7

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.